Saturday Night Takeaway viewers were in tears after presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly gave an unsuspecting couple a brand new house as the show returned after a two year absence.
The TV duo surprised couple Petra and Simon with a house in Newcastle on Saturday night's show.
Petra and Simon were in the audience when Ant and Dec revealed they were giving away a house, before bringing them onto the stage.
They revealed they knew that they had lost their daughter Darcey and that Petra ran a charity which had supported over 2000 bereaved children and their families ever since.
Petra and Simon are an EXTRAORDINARY couple, so we wanted to do something EXTRAORDINARY for them... Enjoy your new home! ❤️ #SaturdayNightTakeaway pic.twitter.com/0l4z6mazlF— Saturday Night Takeaway (@itvtakeaway) February 22, 2020
The couple, who have three children, had never been able to afford their own home.
Ant told them: "That brand new house, that house now belongs to you and here are the keys.
"We couldn't find a more deserving family than you."
Viewers were in tears at the huge gesture.
They've given away a house I’m in tears #SaturdayNightTakeaway pic.twitter.com/JPXXIO6xbL— Georgia (@GeorgiaEH17) February 22, 2020
#SaturdayNightTakeaway within 5 minutes of the new series starting we're in floods of tears at them giving away a house!!! This is why you guys are the best!!!— LJ Shelts (@LauraJShelton) February 22, 2020
WOW !! SO Emotional but couldn't happen to a more deserving couple. Pass me some tissues 😥😥😥#SaturdayNightTakeaway https://t.co/Wo8cgQXid1— Marie Byrne (@MarieBy39355461) February 22, 2020
There's nothing more heart ♥ warming on a Saturday night than #antanddec #Saturdaynighttakeaway giving a house away. Amazing. 👌— Alys Spearman (@bongo_sk8) February 22, 2020
#SaturdayNightTakeaway if you're not crying, have you even got a heart. That was wonderful, lovely house— Sandra Strain (@mrssds) February 22, 2020
16 minutes in and I'm fully ugly crying, my heart 😭 #SaturdayNightTakeaway— Jade (@xjade_xo) February 22, 2020
Saturday Night Takeaway last aired in 2018 and a new series has not been broadcast since Ant McPartlin was arrested for drink driving in March of that year.
Neither mentioned McPartlin's time away from the spotlight as they kicked off the new series of the show.